Krakow is one of the most beautiful Polish cities. Its history dates back over 1000 years. Everyone who visits this city is impressed by its unique atmosphere. It is a city with a rich history. It is probably here that the broad tradition and atmosphere of old Poland clashes with modernity to the greatest extent. Once the seat of kings, an outstanding academic and cultural centre. The beautiful old historic walls, the dragon's cave hiding on the Wawel hill, the charming market square with its amazing atmosphere of old tenement houses and the St. Mary's Church reigning over it - this is only a fragment of this wonderful city. However, it is worth remembering that the city's attractions are not only the Wawel Royal Castle, the Market Square and the Cloth Hall, which dominate the postcards. Its charm and lesser-known nooks and crannies are worth exploring. Krakow is not only a unique place for a romantic weekend getaway for two. It is a city in which you can lose yourself

Krakow is a city with district rights, located in southern Poland, on the Vistula River, the second largest in the country in terms of population and area. Former capital, coronation city and necropolis of Polish kings. The capital of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. The city is located at the junction of several geographical regions: Sandomierz Basin, West Bohemian Foothills and Kraków-Częstochowa Upland. The history of Krakow as an organised urban centre begins around the 7th - 8th century AD. Even today we can admire the remains of the first inhabitants in the form of two mounds: Krakus and Wanda. The centre of power from the beginning was concentrated on the Wawel Hill. One of the landmark dates in the city's history was its incorporation under the Magdeburg Law on 5 June 1257, when the present urban layout of the Old Town and the seat of the ruler - Wawel Castle - were formed. Its location at the junction of trade routes: from Ruthenia to Germany and Bohemia, from Pomerania to Hungary, Turkey and the Balkans, allowed Krakow to develop rapidly economically. The period of the peak development of Poland's then capital city was in the 15th and 16th centuries. Krakow was at that time - as it is today - a city of science and culture. It attracted the greatest artists, whose works can still be admired today: the Marian altar by Wit Stwosz or the Wawel cloisters designed by Bartolomeo Berrecci. The history of Krakow is inextricably linked to the history of the Polish state. After the golden age, however, came the twilight of the Rzeczpospolita's power. The Swedish deluge, economic collapse and partitions left a deep mark on the fate of the country and the city. However, its inhabitants never forgot the glory days. Perhaps this is why Krakow remained the true patriotic motherland of the nation, and why it was from here that the First Cadre Company, headed by Józef Piłsudski, set off, and it was here that the disarmament of the partitioning armies began on the day when independence was regained. Today, Krakow is a modern, constantly developing city. A melting pot where the tradition of the inhabitants mixes with the student avant-garde. Thanks to its many monuments and perfectly preserved old buildings, it has not lost its majestic character. Krakow is simply magical.

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